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Session Laws, 1914
Volume 533, Page 1330   View pdf image (33K)
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and remove all nuisances and obstructions from the streets,
lanes and alleys, navigable waters, or wharves, and from lots
adjoining streets, or any other place within the limits of said
city; to restrain all disorder, disturbances, annoyances, disor-
derly conduct and drunkenness therein, to suppress street
walkers and bawdy houses; to prevent firing of guns, cannons,
pistols, rifles, sling-shots, firecrackers or other fireworks or
other explosives therein; to suppress fires and prevent the
dangers thereof; to establish and maintain a fire department;
to establish the distance buildings shall be erected from the
inner curb of the street line; to regulate the construction or re-
pairing of buildings specifying the materials of which same
shall be built and the granting of permits for the construction
and repairing of buildings; and to require a reasonable fee for
issuing such permit; to direct in what part of the city wooden
buildings shall not be erected or constructed; to prevent and
regulate the storage of gunpowder, oil or other combustible mat-
ter in such quantities and in such places as they may deem
proper; to prevent obstructions on the streets, lanes, alleys and
highways of said city; to regulate the 'width of tires of all ve-
hicles used upon the streets, lanes, alleys and highways of said
city; to license carts, wagons, carriages and other vehicles used
for transporting goods or persons for hire, or burden or pleas-
ure, and to license any such vehicle used for personal service, and
to provide and regulate the numbering of same; to regulate the
speed of horses, wheeled vehicles, bicycles, motor-cycles, automo-
biles, cars and locomotives in the city limits; to regulate the har-
bor of Crisfield, the anchorage of vessels in the navigable waters
of the city, the hauling into the public wharf and other wharves,
and for these purposes each policeman in said city shall have
all the usual powers of harbor master; to regulate the erec-
tion and maintenance of proper safety applicances by rail-
roads at street crossings; to regulate and license all pawn-
brokers, junk dealers, fire and slaughter sales, auction sales,
peddlers of nostrums, remedies, medicines, notions, and other
goods, patent, secret or pretended inventions; to regulate and
license all nine or ten pin alleys, bowling alleys, skating rinks,
pool and billiard tables, theatres, moving picture shows, box-
ing and sparring contests, and all shows and exhibitions of every
kind; to provide for the restraining of theatrical or other public
amusements of an immoral or indecent nature in said city; to
regulate the construction and maintenance of exits from places
of amusement and all public buildings; to prevent gambling and
games of chance; to regulate the use of sidewalks and all struc-


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